Who we are

my AFK is a national charity supporting disabled children, young people and their families.

Our History

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Why We Exist

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What we do

We provide mobility equipment not available on the NHS and prepare students with learning disabilities for life after school through our accredited education, training and work experience programmes.

We provide specialist mobility equipment not available on the NHS to disabled children and young people up to their 25th birthday.

We work with schools and colleges to introduce disabled students aged 14+ to the world of work and prepare them for life after school.

We help disabled young people aged 19+ develop the life and work skills they need to live more independently and move into paid employment.

About our new look

In 2018, we rolled out our new branding as “my AFK”, complete with a new logo, website and visual identity.

Animated gif, Action For Kids logo turns into my AFK logo

After consulting with lots of the families that we work with, we decided to drop the word “kids” from our brand. Although we do still support children, we felt that “kids” didn’t fit when talking about our work more broadly, especially the older students and trainees in our education and employment programmes.

 

We also wanted to recognise our supporters’ loyalty to Action For Kids over the past 25 years, which is why we’re keeping the “AFK”. You are a vital part of our community: we want the new brand to reflect a sense of belonging amongst our supporters, staff and volunteers.

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